Four people, including two under 21, arrested for DWI over weekend

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CLARENCE, N.Y. (WIVB) – Four people, including two who are under the age of 21, were arrested by Erie County Sheriff’s deputies through the weekend for allegedly driving while intoxicated.

The first arrest came around 11:15 p.m. on Friday. Deputies stopped 35-year-old Amit Misra of Clarence for speeding on Shimerville Road and found he had a BAC of .18 percent. Misra was arrested for aggravated DWI.

Then on the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation, deputies arrested a 17-year-old woman from Orchard Park around 5 a.m. on Saturday. Authorities say they caught the teen driving drunk with a BAC of .13 percent after responding to the area over a call of a fight. She is charged with DWI, having an open alcoholic beverage and unlawful possession of marijuana.

Saturday night around 8:50 p.m., deputies arrested 20-year-old Matthew Berger of Clarence after an alleged hit-and-run crash. The sheriff’s office says Berger had a BAC of .13 percent when he fled the scene of the accident. He was arrested on charges of DWI, imprudent speed and leaving the scene of a property damage crash.

Finally, around 4 a.m. on Sunday, deputies charged 60-year-old Dean Cohan of Concord with DWI after finding his vehicle stopped in the middle of Rt. 240. Authorities say his BAC was .12 percent. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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